A ship at sea encounters motions that can shift cargo, including rolling side to side, pitching front to back, surging forward, heaving up and down and yawing (irregular motion).
Proper Blocking and Bracing for Cargo Protection
Blocking Ocean containers, Barrier Packaging, Professional Container Loading specialists. Protect your equipment by having it properly secured, packaged and loaded.
MEI’s well-trained teams, based on our 30 years of experience will package your cargo in large standardized containers for protection and efficient shipping and handling.
Your valuable containerized goods are going to be tossed and turned on the ocean so you don’t want your cargo rattling around in the container. We will load the container and block and brace your cargo to protect it. We have many years of experience in loading, lashing, blocking and bracing machinery, electronics, sensitive equipment, vehicles and much more.
Container load securing is simply not the physical securing of freight using friction and tight-fit methods. Instead, it should be taken to be the “Safety of loads and protection against potential damage by loads” and should cover:
MEI takes an all-inclusive approach when planning for container loading is critical to getting the design and implementation right.
Packing of containers and cargo securing in or on containers must be carried out in accordance with the “CTU packing guidelines” published by the International Maritime Organization. Many incidents in transport are attributed to poor practices in the packing of cargo transport units, including inadequate securing of the cargo, overloading and incorrect declaration of contents.
No one containerizes cargo better than we do.